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Yellow Lab Gucci sits on the grass in front of a wall of ivy with her white harness on.

Guide Dogs Exeter Fundraising group praised for reaching £13,000 milestone

Authored by emma.tucker
Posted: Mon, 12/16/2019 - 10:04am

Local fundraisers in Exeter have won recognition for reaching the 13,000 milestone that funds a Guide Dog partnership twice in one year. Earlier this year the Exeter & District Fundraising Group funded guide dog Winter to help a person with sight loss, and now they’ve done it again with guide dog Gucci.

As a result of reaching the £13,000 milestone, the group have been able to fund a working partnership between guide dog Gucci and a person with sight loss.

Foam, lasers and neon clothing: Glow in the Park is coming to Exeter

Authored by Andrea Bishop
Posted: Fri, 09/20/2019 - 12:51pm

UV paint, neon foam, luminous face paint and electric light shows. No, it’s not a night out clubbing in Ibiza, it’s the “ultimate fun run” – and it’s coming to Exeter.

Exeter youngsters beat 10,000 others to win prize

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Tue, 11/20/2018 - 3:13pm

A group of young people from Exeter who devised a new system for Foodbank donations at a city centre supermarket have been rewarded for their efforts, beating 10,000 other projects to win a prestigious prize.

The group, who are aged 15-17, took part in this summer’s National Citizen Service (NCS), which is run in Exeter by the CITY Community Trust.

Local Social Enterprise Cooking on Gas

Authored by LauraHew
Posted: Thu, 04/12/2018 - 9:34am

An enterprising community centre is celebrating after securing an exciting new opportunity for their popular café. Exeter based St Sidwell’s Community Centre, affectionately known as St Sid’s, has been awarded the contract to provide canteen services for Liverty’s (formerly Devon and Cornwall Housing) new Headquarters at Exeter’s Skypark development.

Wine Tasting for Headway Devon

Event Date: 
28/04/2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
The XCentre, Exeter

Are you a wine buff?

Headway Devon, the local brain injury charity, will be hosting a wine tasting quiz at their historic Exeter Quayside headquarters on Friday 28th April at 6:30 pm.

Come along and put your wine knowledge to the test!

There will be a range of wines from Majestic’s impressive selection and blind tastings and challenges, accompanied by buffet food. Our event is kindly supported by Majestic Wines and Cartridges Solicitors.

A Community-Involved Photographic Exhibition

Event Date: 
18/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Heavitree Pleasure Grounds

A group of dedicated young people, the Macula Collective, have been out in all weathers, all through the winter capturing images of Heavitree Pleasure Grounds - IN THE DARK!  This project was commissioned by the people of Heavitree themselves as part of the Heavitree Squilometre project and we're pleased present the results of this youth-focused work in a pop-up Exhibition in Heavitree Park.

The Exhibition will also include images from other memory and reminiscence work from other members of the Heavitree Community who were keen to share what the Park means to them.

Milling at Cricklepit

Event Date: 
10/02/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cricklepit Mill, Exeter Quay

Come along to Devon Wildlife Trust's Cricklepit Mill and see history come to life as we create flour from grain using our historic and traditional water mill. Experienced milling volunteers will run demonstrations throughout the morning and be on hand to share their knowledge about Exeter's heritage.

M&S Exeter Hosts World's Biggest Coffee Morning Event

Event Date: 
30/09/2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
M&S Exeter, 211-219 High Street, Exeter, EX4 3QA

On Friday 30th September, M&S Exeter will host an extra special coffee morning in celebration of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning. 

The stores are inviting shoppers and the local community to join them as M&S Exeter serves customers in the café in the hope of raising more funds than ever before for Macmillan.

Volunteering Sparks Something Good in Exeter & Plymouth

Authored by Cait.Dacey
Posted: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 5:04pm

M&S colleagues and customers across Devon have joined forces in a special volunteering initiative that has had a big impact on 24 local charities.

Nine M&S stores from Plymouth to Exeter took part in Spark Something Good, which saw more than 300 volunteers give up over 2,653 hours for free, in order to make a positive difference.

M&S Host Toe-Tapping Fundraiser for Exeter Leukaemia Fund

Event Date: 
17/09/2016 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
M&S Exeter, 211-219 High Street, Exeter, EX4 3QA

Help us raise much needed funds for Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF).

On Saturday 17 September, M&S Exeter will be hosting a special danceathon event to support families from across the south west affected by blood cancers and blood disorders.